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from the ntsb after interviewing those pilots that not only was the pilot in training trying to land a 777 here in san francisco for the first time, the pilot who was training him was serving as an instructor for the first time. when that plane crash landed and the tail came off the back, two flight attendants were sucked out of the plane, ejected onto the runway. they survived it. we get a clearer view of what it's like to land a massive jet over the san francisco bay. tonight as the pilot in training is questioned by the ntsb a rare view from inside the cockpit of what it's like to land over the bay at san francisco's afrpt. seen in a video from youtube you can see through the cockpit window the ascend over the bay, much like the one we saw over the weekend when pilots are cleared for a visual approach. so many questions about flight 214. inside the cockpit the pilot in training sitting in the left seat, the captain training him on the right. we know that the pilot being trained had logged just 43 hours on the 777. he had flown into san francisco before but this was his first time
morning, john, diana from san francisco international where the ntsb investigation continues. now we are learning more details about the crash including how the parts of the tail of the plane broke off and slammed into the bay. dramatic new video shows the life-and-death moments of flight 214, the stricken plane lying on the ground. black smoke rising from the fuselage. suddenly life-saving chutes popping out. >> oh, my god that's scary. >> reporter: then a race against time to get everybody out. >> people started getting off all mode immediately. and i just remember hearing sirens coming in right away. >> reporter: with fire fighters spraying foam under the plane, first responders rush into the cabin. >> we had elderly. we had some body that was partially trapped. there was a small person stuck between the seats. >> reporter: conditions inside changed rapidly. >> by the time we removed the final victim, the fire was banking down on us. we had, heavy black smoke. so, i feel very lucky and blessed that, we were able to get those people out in that time. >> reporter: investigators are
the plane's auto throttle. that's the word from the head of the ntsb. the aircraft came in too low and too slowly clipping landing gear and breaking off its tail. two passengers were killed. >> police are saying that deadly train derailment in canada may have been a the work of a criminal. a inspector said there is evidence of tampering. 15 people are dead and 50 more are still missing from saturday's disaster. >> and only on 7 this morning, plenty of metro riders hoping for a smoother commute this morning after a train went down the wrong tracks for the second time in just a week. now, both incidents involved orange line trains from the rosslyn station that mistakenly wound up at the arlington national cemetery station at the blue line. jay korff was the first on the scene and had an exclusive interview with one woman on that train. >> anxiety and frustration on the platform at the rosslyn metro station tuesday during the evening rush when the orange line train went down the wrong tracks. >> people were annoyed and frustrated and i heard people grumbling saying this isn't the first time t
. and the ntsb will be interviewing the pilots again later today. >> that's scary. >> reporter: video captured after the crash landing shows smoke billowing from asiana flight 214, as passengers ran for their lives, first responders rushed into the burning plane. >> we had elderly. we had somebody that was partially trapped. as it turns out, there was a small person stuck between the seats. >> reporter: lead flight attendant, yun he lee, says he helped passengers twice her size. and carried this child while suffering a broken tailbone. >> translator: the child was afraid to go down the slide. i tried to encourage the child, put him on my back and slid down. >> she was so tiny and skinny. i couldn't believe how powerful, how strong she was. >> reporter: ntsb investigators have completed the first round of pilot interviews. >> looking for things that might affect human performance, like fatigue, like illnesses or medication. >> reporter: anything to explain why the boeing 777 was traveling at a slow rate of speed when it struck the end of the runway and slid out of control, killing two 16-year-o
where the ntsb has confirmed a significant part of that tail section was found in the water off the runway. the pilot had apparently landed in san francisco nearly 30 times but this was the third time he landed that particular model of plane. if you would like to get an idea of what it is like to land in san francisco, all you have to do is land at reagan national. take a look at this youtube video. that is the approach to reagan national on the left and san francisco on the right. you can see the similarities. >> very similar. your coming in over water and coming in over a bridge. >> the pilot has flown into both airports and says the water approach does not make it more difficult. in fact, the approach at reagan from the north is much more challenging. aircraft, the big thing you want to do is be stable in that approach. over sensors to maintain the proper direction, altitude and airspeed. we willue points read never forget september 11. that's the stoop position the plane, but the plane in san francisco was traveling well below its targeted touchdown speed, landing tail first
wrong. seconds before asiana flight 214 crashed, the ntsb says one of the pilots thought the au autothrottles were on. but then realized the plane was coming in too low. >> he recognized that the autothrottles were not maintaining speed. and he established a go around attitude. >> reporter: that's when the tail slammed seawall and the plane spun out of control, a full 360 degrees. >> two of the flight attendants in the rear of the aircraft were ejected from the aircraft during the impact sequence. >> reporter: both miraculously survived. but the violent crash whipped passengers back and forth, causing several serious spinal and internal injuries. survivors say they were lucky to escape. >> oh, my god. maybe we're going to die right now. it felt like maybe it would roll. >> reporter: swarmed by reporters, the ceo of asiana wouldn't answer questions about his crew or the investigation. the pilot training on this flight, lee gang guk, was experiencing his first landing on a boeing 777. the pilot training him, had 3,000 hours logged on the aircraft. >> this was the first time that h
that the ntsb said they aren't interviewing the pilots and the crew of asiana flight 214 to learn what went long run. >> they are talking about how they communicate with each other. >> they are focusing on the final seconds before the plane struck the end of a runway and slid out of control. >> at 82 seconds, they turned off the computers and manually flying the airplane it was seven seconds later when the plane was almost at stall speed that they realized they needed to power up. >> one of the pilots in training was landing the boeing 777 in san francisco for the first time to the flight attendants are being hailed as heroes, some carried children and or the last to make it out alive. >> i had to hurry. i could not think of myself am a part of the investigation includes whether one of the young victims may have survived the crash only to be hit by a rescue vehicle rushing to the scene. it will be at least two weeks until the coroner reveals the cause of death and could be days, possibly weeks before investigators finished their work at this crash scene. says a warninges light for his san franci
to happen. faces more crew tough questions. the ntsb continues interbreeding pilots -- interviewing highly today. >> very experienced pilots. >> they are interested in hearing from the man who was at the controls before the crash. control the plane was switched from autopilot to manual. the is fairly normal, but it is unclear if the engines were left on automatic. crew actedkpit moments?in the final >> we want to understand what they knew, what they were expecting. how they communicate with each other. >> they are considering outside factors that could have affected their performance. medications, stress, home lives. killed are those meeting to identify the bodies. the ceo of the airline is here investigators. and to take a look at the wreckage. you for that. news this evening. women who work the night shift are at a higher risk for breast cancer. the study indicates women who worked nights for 30 years are twice as likely to develop breast cancer. , buttudy is published researchers do not know because of the elevated risk level. a beer a day may keep your healthy.py and according to resea
an accident but the ntsb said those rules do not apply to pilots licensed in foreign countries. >> let's talk about the weather today. repeat? we just pushing the repeat button? >> pretty much. overall the day is looking a lot like yesterday in terms of the cloud cover, in terms of chances of rain but our timing is going to be pushed back a little bit today i think compared to yesterday. we started early in the morning with showers pulling in from the west and i think we'll hold off till later this morning before we start to see a little bit of the sprinkles and light showers pushing in. so let's -- feels like it, yeah, you can feel it, warm and muggy and humid this morning. 78 degrees is our temperature with a dew point at 73 so that's very high. you know, the dew point, the maybe of the moisture in the atmosphere, most people start feeling uncomfortable in the 60s, we've got 73 already this morning, so kind of weather you can wary like to call it. 73 in frederick, 75 in hearingstown, temperature in martinsburg 75, 75 at dulles as well and your temperature in lexington park very warm at 77 d
and autopilot, 82 seconds before that crash-landing. abc news has learned that overnight the ntsb had its first meeting with the pilots of flight 214, including that pilot in training, his first time trying to land a boeing 777 in san francisco. that word comes just as new images emerge, revealing the passengers and their frantic efforts to get out of the jet alive. you can see the chutes deploy. and immediately, the passengers racing down them. >> my god. that's scary. >> reporter: the fire breaking out in the front of the plane. and this morning, we now know that that fire started with passengers still in the back. one-on-one with the first firefighters on the scene, they told me how they climbed up the chute, into the smoke-filled cabin, and found mangled seats and the passengers unable to get out. did you see fear? >> it was more shock that i saw. eyes light open. and people looks like they needed assistance. >> reporter: and this morning we are learning more about the other discovery. the two bodies, two teenage girls from china. one found on each side of the plane. the fire chief telling
. the pilot flying was new to the jumbo jet. he had never landed a boeing 777 in san francisco. the ntsb now says it was also the first time the pilot teaching him had made a trip as an instructor. and this -- >> this was the first time that he and the flying pilot that he was instructing, had flown together. >> reporter: that landing, investigators describe a nightmare. the tail clipped the seawall at the edge of the runway. the plane did a 360-degree spin. upon impact, two flight attendants in the back of the plane were ejected, found injured on the side of the runway. passengers, like this california martial arts group, returning from a visit from south korea, feared the worst. >> the captain was saying, we have to get out of here. and then, boom, the back end just lifted up. >> reporter: and now, new questions about whether the plane's autothrottle, used like a cruise control to maintain a certain speed, was even on. >> is there too much dependency on automation? are we making pilots that are way too concerned about systems and computers rather than the basic aviation skills? >> reporter
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